Author Archives: Alan Tang

About Alan Tang

I'm a Chinese Singaporean living in the Eastern part of SG. I tweet on current affairs & inspirational quotes. I blog on issues or events if they interest me. I also share some of the interesting jokes, stories or anecdotes from my friends or observations on my blog. Thanks for visiting my blog.

My neighborhood …

The other day I was walking towards Elias Mall for my usual coffee break with those taxi drivers gathering there. It’s about 10 mins walk to EM cuz I stay quite far away near to Pasir Ris Dr 1 opposite … Continue reading

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Rambling thoughts on my job and foreign workers …

It’s coming to 6 months since I started driving taxi as a relief driver. I would take over any of the taxi in the neighborhood whenever those taxi drivers go on holiday trips or just want to take a break. … Continue reading

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My buddy James Lim – the cabby blogger

Yesterday I met up with my taxi buddy James Lim for some drinks and a chat. Click here to read James Lim’s blog. Somewhere in Bugis area, from about 5.30pm to 9pm, we catch-up over four bottles of beer and … Continue reading

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Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) – Tit for Tac

Our closest neighbor West Malaysia has decided to impose a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) fee for foreign registered vehicles entering their country. The amount and date of implementation have yet to be decided. They are still not undecided but public … Continue reading

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First World Parliament in “First Among Equals”

One of my favorite novels is Jeffery Archer’s “First Among Equals” published in 1984. It’s a political novel based on the British Westminster model – multi-party parliamentary system similar to ours. I first read this novel nearly 30 yrs ago. … Continue reading

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